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Assassin’s Creed Confusion

Assassin’s Creed Confusion

First, it was a PS3 exclusive. Now, I don’t know. No one really knows what consoles Assassin’s Creed is coming out on. Everyone originally believed the game to be an exclusive for the PS3. Then it seemed that Ubisoft had a version of the game on the 360 playable at E3. Now the plot thickens with a statement from Ubisoft […]

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Nintendo of France Saying “More Launch Titles”

Nintendo of France Saying “More Launch Titles”

Mathieu may have let an important snippet squeeze by… Nintendo of France’s Mathieu Minel spoke to ITRGames recently in an exclusive interview and he spoke about the following regarding the Wii (translated from French): “There will be many games launching with the Wii, in particular the Sports range with Tennis, Golf and Baseball. There will be also a new episode […]

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Panzer Tactics DS Info

Panzer Tactics DS Info

There’s at least 20 or so DS Wifi titles this year. It’s definitely astounding. It you are looking for a tactile strategy game, check Panzer Tactics DS out, scheduled for this fall. In a way, Panzer Tactics is very reminiscent of Fire Emblem, with its foundation firmly entrenched in turn based strategy and operating on a hexagonal grid. It also […]

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AI in Video Games Not Cutting It

AI in Video Games Not Cutting It

An entertaining article about the lacking AI in past and present games was available on Gamasutra. I really do agree with the genetic AI aspect. Pathfinding AIs tend to fall short in one of two ways: either they are so incredibly effective and efficient that they don’t convey intelligence as much as omniscience, or they are so incredibly inept that […]

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Best License by LIMA (Star Wars)

Best License by LIMA (Star Wars)

Star Wars has been named as the Overall Best License of the Year by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) at its awards ceremony in New York City, an accolade reflected in the property’s high profile in the video game industry. LIMA noted that its “best in show” award recognizes “the property that has had a significant and profound […]

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Ted Price Report

Ted Price Report

Ted Price of Insomniac Games wrote a very lengthy report concerning that the new Louisiana game bill should be done away with. According to a new report by the Game Politics website, a 21-page brief entered on Price’s behalf, and additionally notable because he is the Chairman of the Academic of Interactive Arts and Sciences, details his views regarding the […]

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Vivendi Speaks Up About Innovation

Hippocractical or not? Vivendi tells the tale of a non-innovative environment in today’s video games. You don’t find a single gamer who wouldn’t love some more innovation in videogames. Wii promises to herald such sweeping changes, but that’s only part of the market. Vivendi Universal Games CEO Bruce Hack recently chatted with UK-publication MCV, who lamented about the lacking innovation […]

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Wideload Games Projects in Development

Wideload Games Projects in Development

They said that they like Nintendo’s innovative “just game” policy. In fact, Seropian’s comments suggest their vision falls more in line with Nintendo’s. “Sony and Microsoft are on this high crusade to own my living room, and be the sexy appliance of choice, and do all this big, grandiose, visionary crap. And it seems like Nintendo wants to make games, […]

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June 25th-July 1st Game Releases

Nintendo DS A couple of good DS games will appear in your neck of the woods later this week: Sudoku Gridmaster Release Date: 6/26/2006 Genre: Puzzle Developer: Hudson Publisher: Nintendo Mode: 1 Player ESRB Rating: Everyone Price: $19.99 With a flurry of recent games surrounding the pop culture phenemona, Sudoku Gridmaster offers a puzzle experience for everyone. Play the game […]

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Immersion Won’t Affect Nintendo

An engaging article provided by Nintendojo focused on the Nintendo aspect of the rumble feature, and that Nintendo’s own creation of force feedback won’t infringe on Immersion. Rumbling controllers can cost corporations a lot of money. I’m sure you all remember that Nintendo was the first company to actually introduce this form of tactile feedback with the N64’s Rumble Pak. […]

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Multiple GoNintendo Movies June 24th-25th

Courtesy of Youtube (the first one is my favorite!): Nintendo’s Battlefield Iteration. NES Can Make You Violent: Zelda Footage Avatar Footage. Violence in Video Games on the Daily Show Super M. Bison Bros. Zelda Cartoon Tagline

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Japan Sales 12-18th of June

The DS Lite is literally dominating, but how long will this last. I know; when the Nintendo Wii is released! This week/Last week/Total 2006 sales 1.) Nintendo DS Lite – 141,487 | 132,027 | 2,329,621 2.) Playstation Portable – 24,653 | 21,656 | 870,267 3.) Nintendo DS – 22,748 | 1,371 | 892,656 4.) Playstation 2 – 20,737 | 18,981 […]

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Under the Flap

I think there is more uner the flap than SD Cards. Maybe the SYNC button mentioned earlier. GI: What is the little door on the front of the unit? Fils-Aime: That is where an SD card goes. That’s storable media. And on top, are the attachments for the GameCube controllers. GI: So will SD cards be the primary storage medium? […]

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Entertainment Weekly Article

Entertainment Weekly Article

EVERYONE LOVES WII!!! Give some love for the Wii… A double issue from Entertainment weekly for June 30th/July 7nd is having a ‘Must (have) List’ where the Wii was featured as the “Must TV Accessoryâ€? (Thanks Anton). The following is an excerpt from the issue: WHY THIS: A game system so elegant and easy to use, we suspect it’s the […]

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SYNC Button Rumor

GoNintendo got an intersting email from an employee who worked over at E3. He had this to say: working at the nintendo booth this year at e3, after close on thelast day, everyone was involved in the tearing down and boxing up of everything that was to be sent back to corporate (TVs, systems, et al).once the systems were removed […]

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